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Fate of urinary calculi in children and teenagers.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3667125     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Urinary calculi are more common in children and teenagers in the Middle East than in other parts of the world. The fate of 45 cases is discussed in this work. Twenty-one passed their stones, three with renal calculi were kept under observation, and 21 cases had different types of surgical intervention. There were only two bladder stones treated by cystolithotomy and only one nephrectomy was done. The low incidence of bladder stones and the high percentage of radio-opaque stones, inspite of the relatively high incidence of stone disease in this age group, are probably due to the changing socio-economic conditions in Jordan.
Authors:
M S Murshidi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International urology and nephrology     Volume:  19     ISSN:  0301-1623     ISO Abbreviation:  Int Urol Nephrol     Publication Date:  1987  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-11-24     Completed Date:  1987-11-24     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0262521     Medline TA:  Int Urol Nephrol     Country:  HUNGARY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  123-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Special Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Jordan, Amman.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Age Factors
Child
Female
Humans
Jordan
Kidney Calculi / epidemiology,  surgery
Male
Ureteral Calculi / epidemiology,  surgery
Urinary Bladder Calculi / epidemiology,  surgery
Urinary Calculi / epidemiology*,  surgery

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